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Global Perspective Of Hiv

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Dizziness and general HIV things

I have been HIV+ for 5-6 years, and went to get formally tested this past July. My cd count as of July was 294 and my viral load was 27,000. My question is, lately I have been feeling funny in the head, fatigued. I started taking 1000 mcg of B-12...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...symptoms are fairly nonspecific and could be from many different things. Given your current numbers, I would recommend starting HIV treatment now. Read more »

Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had... Read more »

NEVER asked before: General Anaesthesia during HIV seroconversion

Bob, Just a quickie..does general anaesthesia of 1-2 hours during window period ( 2 weeks post... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Global Perspectives on Women, HIV, and AIDS

...At the end of 1999, UNAIDS/WHO estimates that 12.2 million women and 10.1 million men age 15-49 were living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, as were 11 million Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Among Drug Using Populations: A Global Perspective

...collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) convened a global consultation meeting on prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS among drug using populations from 11-12 January 2010 in Washington, DC. The goal of this symposium... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Food Insecurity, Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Global Perspective

...preferences of individuals and communities. This article examines the effects of malnutrition and food insecurity in the global HIV/AIDS community, and proposes possible solutions to decreasing global malnutrition and food insecurity. There is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Creativity, New Thinking "Crucial" to Improving Global Health, Including Curbing HIV/AIDS, Perspective Piece Says

...health research often has lacked, according to Yamada. He adds that global health "projects related to diseases" -- such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis -- "tend to reflect consensus views, avoid controversy and have a high probability of... Read more »
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Crystal Meth - Gay community in general, HIV

Posted by NickBaer, 1 Reply
...I found some new informational resources on Crystal Meth - the Gay community in general, and specifically Crystal's releation to new HIV cases. There's some very out-there educators and celebreties speaking out on Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...care, fight stigma and reduce health disparities. Reactions have varied widely, but members of the U.S. HIV/AIDS community have generally been cautious in their praise. Watch the press conference as well as a brief speech by President Obama... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

About general symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...PLEASE CAN SOMEONE JUST ANSWER ME. Various websites just post general symptoms and statements about HIV. I know they are more specific explanations about the symptoms. Can soeone just answer these Read more »